Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Eye Wear

I hadn't been to get my eyes tested for a couple of years and in the interim the opticians have acquired new gadgets. I've always liked going to the opticians- it's like a visit to the amusement arcades of my youth. "So just look down the eye piece and focus on the hot air balloon."

My long distance vision is virtually unchanged but for the first time in my life I need reading glasses.

I like my glasses to have a touch of Elton John about them- but the only frames in bright primary colours were in the children's section. I settled on a pair from the women's section in muted pink and another from the men's section in muted blue and brown. The assistant in shocking pink specs clearly hadn't bought her frames from her employer...

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